Alexander

Male

Meaning

Defender Of The People

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/æləɡˈzændər/

Traits associated with the name Alexander:

Dogs named Alexander tend to be loving, affectionate, brave, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Alexander?

It suggests that you have a fondness for classic names and may have a strong appreciation for history.

Is Alexander a good dog name?

Alexander has more syllables than most dog names, but you can easily give your pup a nickname to shorten things. Alexander isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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New York City Dog Name Database
1,306
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Alexander is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Alexander was, in the past month, the 2947th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of July 2024, Alexander is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Alexander was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Alexander's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Alexander is most adored in Nebraska, Iowa and Alabama.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Tennessee, New Jersey and Oklahoma.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Alexander.

Most popular breeds named Alexander:

  1. Golden Retriever
  2. Shih Tzu
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Pug

Famous dogs named Alexander:

  • comics icon A great pyrenees named Alexander appeared in the comic book Fullmetal Alchemist (Japanese manga) by Hiromu Arakawa.

Alexander is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Historically favored by royals, this canine moniker harks back to antiquity.

posh dog names
posh

Royalty often favors this moniker, harking back to ancient Macedonian kings.

military dog names
military

Named after a famous conqueror, it signifies strength, leadership, and strategic prowess.

Dog names like Alexander:

Genuine, bold or brave
Refers to the famous scientist, albert einstein
Bear
Counselor
Abe
Father Of Nations
Counselor
Alexander dog name meaning

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